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Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians Artist

Basket, 1909
Juncus (plant material)
2 3/8 in. x 3 1/8 in. (6 cm x 8 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Basketmaking (Coiling)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Emil P. Steffa
Accession Number: P1244
Small restricted hemispherical basket with a flat base. Coiled construction. Black line geometric patterns on tan and buff.

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A note handwritten in graphite on old file cards for P1235.1, P1244, and P1283 reads, "Fichers". Is this a family name? Possibly of the maker? (Karen Hudson 1/24/2023)

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